What’s Happening for the week of May 13, 2018

What’s Happening – send dated church, school, social or non-profit event information (50 words or less) to the Owego Pennysaver, ATTN: Wendy Post, 181-183 Front St., Owego, N.Y. 13827, e-mail wpost@owegopennysaver.com or drop it off at our office. Please send your event at least ten days in advance, and we will run it, space available, a week or two prior to the event. If you need your event to run longer than that, please call our office at (607) 687-2434 and speak to a sales representative. 


WWI Exhibit, Sayre Historical Society 103 S. Lehigh Ave., Sayre, Pa. 

MAY 13

Mother’s Day Chicken BBQ, 11 a.m., 58 Main St., Candor. The cost of $10 per dinner and includes 1/2 chicken, macaroni salad, baked beans, roll and a cookie. Purchase tickets from squad members or call 659-5529. Proceeds to go towards the purchase of Zoll CPR assist devices. 

Mother’s Day Breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., Nichols American Legion Post 1624, 119 Dean St., Nichols. Cost is $8 per person, and mom eats free! For info, call 699-7994. 

Turkey Dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friendship Mason Lodge, 940 Montrose Tnpk., Owego. Cost is an $8 donation, eat in or carry out.

Mother’s Day Chicken BBQ, noon, Nichols American Legion Post 1624, 119 Dean St., Nichols. A $10 donation for a full dinner, and $7 donation for a half order. Please pre-order by calling the Legion at 699-7994. To go orders should be picked up by 3 p.m.

MAY 14 & 15

AARP Driver Safety Course, call 687-4120 for specific times.

MAY 15

Tioga County Finance / Legal Meeting, 10:30 a.m., Ronald E. Dougherty County Office Building, 56 Main St., Owego. 

Tioga County Legislature Fifth Regular Meeting of 2018, 12 p.m., Edward D. Hubbard Auditorium of the Ronald E. Dougherty County Office Building, 56 Main St., Owego. 

Newark Valley Central School District Public Notice of Annual Budget Vote, noon to 8 p.m., High School Auditorium, 68 Wilson Creek Rd., Newark Valley.

Alzheimer’s Support Group, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Tioga Opportunities Department of Aging, 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego. Supervision for your loved one is available on-site during the support group. Please register in advance if the service is needed. For info call 687-4120, ext. 315. 

MAY 17

Dr. Tim Lowenstein – “Climate Change 101: How will it impact New York?” Begins at 7 p.m. at the Hubbard Auditorium, Tioga County office building, 56 Main St., Owego (parking behind building via Academy Street).

Candor Central School Board of Education Regular Meeting, 7 p.m., H.S Library Media Center, Candor. 

Free Supper Among Friends, (3rd Thursday of the month), 4:30 p.m. until gone, Nichols United Methodist Church, 59 S. Main St. – Suite 1. Donations welcome. 

Free Clothes for Kids in the Tioga Central School District, 3 to 4 p.m., Tioga Center United Methodist Church, 3022 Rte. 17C, Tioga Center.  

MAY 18

Adult Candle Making, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Van Etten Library, 83 Main St., Van Etten. To register, call 589-4755.

MAY 18 and 19

Friends of the Candor Free Library Spring Book Sale, Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Candor Free Library, Candor. Pick your price and pay only what you want.

Rummage Sale, Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon, Campville United Methodist Church, 6110 State Rte. 17C, Endicott. A lunch of soup and sandwich will be available starting at 11:30 a.m. on Friday. 

MAY 18 & 19

Happy Tails No Kill Animal Shelter Annual Yard Sale, Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1922 Pennsylvania Ave., Sayre. All proceeds benefit Happy Tails. 

Rummage and Bake Sale, Friday fro 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon, Church of the Redeemer, 201 South Wilbur Ave., Sayre, Pa. 

MAY 19

Antique, Classic, Custom Car / Truck Show with BBQ, Craft and Flea Market, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Port Crane Fire Co., Rte. 369 across from the State Park. Chicken BBQ begins at 11 a.m. For more information, email to gabethegear@aol.com or call Bob or Kathey regarding truck or car show registration at (607) 648-3262.

Chicken BBQ, Craft and Flea Market, 11 a.m. until sold out, Port Crane Fire Co., Route 369 across from State Park. 

Bonnie Lee and New Country Express, 7 to 10 p.m., Community Fire and Rescue Dept. 24, 321 St. Rte. 224, Van Etten. Cost is $6 person and $10 per couple. 

Annual Meeting of the Gibson Corners Cemetery Association, 9 a.m., Southside Fire Station, Waits Road, Owego. Clean up and work on the cemetery will follow.

Evergreen Cemetery Volunteer Work Crew Day, 9 a.m. to noon, Evergreen Maintenance Shed in the cemetery. For more info, call Marie at 687-3047 or email 48mlward2@gmail.com. Group Leaders, please pre-register.  

Gibson Corners Cemetery Association Annual Meeting, 9 a.m., Southside Fire Station, Waits Road, Owego. Clean up and work on the cemetery will follow. 

“Grandma’s Attic” rummage and food sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Park Terrace Community United Methodist Church, 30 Glann Rd., Apalachin. Hot dogs, chicken BBQ, beverages and baked goods are also available.

Deluxe Pancake Breakfast Buffet and Bake Sale, 8 to 10 a.m., Flemingville United Methodist Church, 540 West Creek Rd. Free will offering, eat in or take out. Book giveaway sponsored by Fairfield United Methodist Church. 

Chicken BBQ, noon until gone, Richford Volunteer Fire Department, Richford. Cost is $9 for dinners and $6 for halves. 

MAY 20

Music Night with “Country Jam”, 4 to 8 p.m., the Country Diner, 45 E. Tioga St., Spencer. Please bring lawn chairs and / or umbrellas.

165th Anniversary of Litchfield United Methodist Church, 10 a.m. worship service, luncheon at noon, 2 p.m. Annual Singspiration All Music Program, 2759 Litchfield Rd., Sayre, Pa. Guest Speaker is Rev. Dr. David Kofahl, District Superintendent.

Finger Lakes Finns Potluck Open to the Public, 1 p.m., Newfield Fire House, Newfield. After lunch there will be a viewing of the award-winning documentary, Cooperatively Yours, a documentary about Finnish co-operatives, including the 100-year-old Settler’s Co-Op still operating in Northern Michigan.

New England Style Contradance featuring “Doolin O’Dey”, 4 to 7 p.m., Countryside Community Center, 9 Sheldon Guild Blvd., Owego. Cost is $7 person, $5 for students and seniors (55 and older), or a $15 family maximum. For more info, call Stu at 687-4034 or Dean at 654-3185. 

MAY 21

Tioga Region Antique Car Club, 5 to 6 p.m. Cruise in, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Blue Dolphin Restaurant, Route 434, Apalachin. For info, call George at 754-4506 or visit www.tiogaregionaaca.com

Tablet Talk – Bring Your Device and Ask Questions, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Van Ettten Library, 83 Main St., Van Etten. Register by calling 589-4755.

VFW Auxiliary Post 1371 Monthly Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 207 Main St., Owego.

MAY 22

Book Folding Art, 6:30 p.m., Noble Room, 9 Park St., Newark Valley. Pattern and book to fold provided. For info or to sign up, call 642-9960. 

MAY 23

Sayre Museum hosting ‘Celebration at the Station’ – A wine and beer crafting event, 5 to 7 p.m., 103 S. Lehigh Ave., Sayre, Pa. Tickets are available at the museum, Sayre Public Library and Mastracchio’s Bakery in Sayre. 

Van Etten Village Board Meeting, 7 p.m., 6 Gee St., Van Etten. 

MAY 24

Tioga County 2nd Legislative Workshop, 10 a.m., Ronald E. Dougherty County Office Building, 56 Main St., Owego. 

Tigoa County Rabies Clinic, 6 to 8 p.m., Newark Valley Fire Station, Route 38, Newark Valley. Pre-registration sign up is required; call 687-8565. A $10 donation is requested, not required.

MAY 25

Nichols American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 1624 Bake Sale, 9 a.m. until sold out, Community Bank NA, Nichols. 

Book Club Meeting, 12:15 p.m., Van Etten Lbrary, 83 Main St., Van Etten. 

MAY 25 to 27

35th Annual Penny Country and Bluegrass Music Association’s Memorial Day Weekend Festival, 231 Ketchumville Rd., Berkshire and at the Busy Bird Festival grounds. Weekend tickets are $35, Friday is $10, Saturday is $20, Sunday is $10, and ages under 12 are free with an adult paid ticket. There is free rough camping with a weekend ticket. Entertainment will feature Laura Orshaw and the New Velvet Band, Mathews Family Tradition, Slewfoot, Gospel Way, The Young Brothers, Melanie and The Boys, Terry Patrick and The BusyBirds, Spare Parts, Doc Weismore and more! For more information, call Don Hardic at (570) 934-2507 or (570) 367-9097. Vendors are also wanted. Call Don and ask for Marie. Check their Facebook Page, PENNY Country and Bluegrass Music, for updates.

MAY 26

“Pound the Ground for Ultrasound” 5th Annual Race, 8 a.m. 10K Trail Run, 9:30 a.m. 5K Trail Run, 10:15 a.m. Kiddie Fun Run, Riverfront Park, Sayre, Pa. Register online at www.runsignup.com. Cost is $25 for the 10K, $25 for the 5K, and $40 for both events. 

Vestal Community Chorus Presents “All American”, 7 p.m., Vestal United Methodist Church, 328 Main St., Vestal. Donations appreciated. 

MAY 28

Memorial Day Parade, 10 a.m., beginning at Candor American Legion, 90 Spencer Ave., Candor. Parade continues to the end of Main Street, then left on Owego Street to Maple Grove Cemetery. 

Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade, Veterans Memorial at the Courthouse Square in Owego. The parade is at 10:30 a.m., and line up is on Temple Street by side of the Presbyterian Church before 10:25 a.m. 

MAY 29 & 30

AARP Driver Safety Course, call 687-4120 for specific times.


Tioga Community Baby Shower, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tioga Opportunities, 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego. Free of charge, open to anyone in Tioga County. Hosted by the Lourdes Tioga PACT program. 


9th Annual Tri-Cities Drag Way Aircraft, Motorcycles, Show Cars and Trucks, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tri-Cities Airport, 351 Industrial Park Blvd., Endicott. For more event information, email to jmbgclubwb@stny.rr.com. You can also find Tri-City Drag-Way on Facebook.

Music Night with Triple Play, 4 to 8 p.m., The Country Diner, 45 East Tioga St., Spencer. 

JUNE 7 & 8

AARP Driver Safety Course, call 687-4120 for specific times.


Workshop on Flintknapping, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bement Billings Farmstead Museum. The cost of the workshop is $40 for members, and $45 for non-members and includes flint material and tools are provided. Call Leslie at 642-5412 by May 22 to register.


Evergreen Cemetery Volunteer Work Crew Day, 9 a.m. to noon, Evergreen Maintenance Shed in the cemetery. For more info, call Marie at 687-3047 or email 48mlward2@gmail.com. Group Leaders – please preregister.

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